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SQL Procedures, Triggers, and Functions on IBM DB2 for i by Simona Pacchiarini, Tom Mckinley, Doug Mack, Jim Denton, Dan Cruikshank, Mike Cain, Rob Bestgen, Hernando Bedoya, Jim Bainbridge

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Allocating, describing, and manipulating descriptors
This appendix contains an explanation of Structured Query Language (SQL) descriptors. It describes what they are and how to use them when you develop dynamic SQL applications. In addition, this appendix includes details for the following SQL statements that are used to allocate, describe, and manipulate the following SQL descriptors:
ALLOCATE/DEALLOCATE SQL DESCRIPTOR
DESCRIBE INPUT SQL DESCRIPTOR
DESCRIBE OUTPUT
SET/GET SQL DESCRIPTOR
USING SQL DESCRIPTOR
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